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NEW JERSEY (BB 62)

BATTLESHIP

UIC:03062
Class:BB 61 Fleet:
Status:Donated as a Museum and Memorial Homeport:
Date status changed:07/20/2000 Berth:
Maintenance Category:
Force: MARAD Type:
Builder: NAV SY/PHILADELPHA
Delivery Date:06/30/1943
Award Date:07/01/1939 Age (since delivery) (At time of disposal):57.1 years
Keel Date:09/16/1940 Commission Date:05/23/1943
Launch Date:12/07/1942 Inactivation Date:
Age (since launch)(At time of disposal)57.6 years Decommission Date:02/08/1991
Years from Commission to Decommission: 47.7
Stricken Date: 01/04/1999

Overall Length: 888 ft Waterline Length:860 ft
Extreme Beam:109 ft Waterline Beam:108 ft
Maximum Navigational Draft:38 ft Draft Limit:37 ft
Light Displacement:45231 tons Full Displacement:57271 tons
Dead Weight:12040 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
Number of Propellers: 4
Number of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbines
Accommodations: Officers: 161 Enlisted: 2592

Remarks: THE SECRETARY OF THE NAVY RICHARD DANZIG SIGNED THE DONATION CONTRACT ON JULY 20
, 2000 OFFICIALLY TRANSFERRING NEW JERSEY (BB 62) TO THE HOME PORT ALLIANCE, CAM
DEN, NJ.






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